Caleb Femi, Rachel Long, and Monique Roffey are on the shortlist of the Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 announced on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The Rathbones…View More Caleb Femi, Rachel Long, Monique Roffey make Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 shortlist.
Brit Bennett, Sara Collins, Bernardine Evaristo, and Colson Whitehead are on the longlist for the Dublin International Literary Award 2021 announced on February 4, 2021.…View More Dublin International Literary Award 2021 longlist announced
Akwaeke Emezi and Raven Leilani are on the longlist of the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize 2021 announced today, January 21, 2020. Dylan Thomas was…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Raven Leilani on Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize 2021 longlist
There are several Africans on the longlist of the Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 announced today, January 20, 2021. The Rathbones Folio Prize is a literary…View More Africans feature on Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 longlist.
The longlists for the British Science Fiction Awards were announced on Saturday, January 16, 2021. The British Science Fiction Awards are literary awards presented annually…View More British Science Fiction Awards 2020 longlists announced.
Chigozie Obioma was announced as one of the judges for the Booker Prize for Fiction 2021 on December 15, 2020. The Booker Prize for Fiction…View More Chigozie Obioma is Booker Prize for Fiction 2021 judge.
Warda Yassin is one of the three winners of the Women Poets’ Prize 2020 announced in London on November 17, 2020. The other two were…View More Warda Yassin is UK’s Women Poets’ Prize 2020 winner
Dorothy Koomson who recently joined the UK Society of Author’s board is a newly minted podcaster with The Happy Author. Dorothy Koomson described as “Britain’s…View More Dorothy Koomson joins UK Society of Author’s board, sets up podcast.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was announced the Women’s Prize for Literature “Winner of Winners” on November 11, 2020. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the Women’s Prize for Literature “Winner of Winners.”
Sharma Taylor is one of the winners of the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 announced on October 29, 2020. Wasafiri, founded in 1984,…View More Sharma Taylor is Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 winner
Olivia Douglass and Warda Yassin are on the Women Poets’ Prize 2020 shortlist announced in London on October 23, 2020. The Rebecca Swift Foundation was…View More Olivia Douglass, Warda Yassin on UK’s Women Poets’ Prize 2020 shortlist.
Malika Booker won in the single poem category the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020 announced on October 25, 2020. The Forward Prizes for Poetry are…View More Malika Booker wins at Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020.
Bernardine Evaristo was announced as the chair of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 on October 21, 2020. On her panel are Elizabeth Day, Vick…View More Bernardine Evaristo to chair Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021.
Marlon James presented his newest novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf at Liverpool Black History Month on October 14, 2020. He was moderated by Irenosen Okojie.…View More Marlon James presents “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” at Liverpool Black History Month.
Linton Kwesi Johnson shared the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 with Amanuel Asrat in a digital ceremony co-hosted by the British Library on October 12, 2020.…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson shares PEN Pinter Prize 2020 with Amanuel Asrat.